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I would say a lot of the emotion in what I do is a sort of a thankfulness for those energies being around, because there's been points in my life when they weren't around, and it's a real sort of miserable existence.
John Frusciante

Meaning of "thankfulness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THANKFULNESS

thankfulness  [ˈθæŋkfʊlnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THANKFULNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Thankfulness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES THANKFULNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of thankfulness in the English dictionary

The definition of thankfulness in the dictionary is gratitude and appreciation.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THANKFULNESS


awfulness
ˈɔːfʊlnɪs
carefulness
ˈkeəfʊlnɪs
faithfulness
ˈfeɪθfʊlnɪs
fearfulness
ˈfɪəfʊlnɪs
forgetfulness
fəˈɡetfʊlnɪs
fruitfulness
ˈfruːtfʊlnɪs
fullness
ˈfʊlnɪs
gracefulness
ˈɡreɪsfʊlnɪs
helpfulness
ˈhelpfʊlnɪs
hopefulness
ˈhəʊpfʊlnɪs
joyfulness
ˈdʒɔɪfʊlnɪs
mindfulness
ˈmaɪndfʊlnɪs
playfulness
ˈpleɪfʊlnɪs
resourcefulness
rɪˈzɔːsfʊlnɪs
thoughtfulness
ˈθɔːtfʊlnɪs
truthfulness
ˈtruːθfʊlnɪs
usefulness
ˈjuːsfʊlnɪs
wakefulness
ˈweɪkfʊlnɪs
wastefulness
ˈweɪstfʊlnɪs
wilfulness
ˈwɪlfʊlnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THANKFULNESS

thank
thank you
thank-you
thankee
thanker
thankful
thankfully
thankings
thankless
thanklessly
thanks
thanks heavens
thanks offering
thanks to
thanksgiver
thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day
thankworthily
thankworthiness
thankworthy

WORDS THAT END LIKE THANKFULNESS

beautifulness
business
casualness
cheerfulness
coolness
deceitfulness
dullness
evilness
forcefulness
foulness
healthfulness
illness
meaningfulness
mental illness
peacefulness
realness
smallness
specialness
stillness
wellness
wonderfulness

Synonyms and antonyms of thankfulness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «thankfulness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THANKFULNESS

Find out the translation of thankfulness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of thankfulness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «thankfulness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

感恩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agradecimiento
570 millions of speakers

English

thankfulness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कृतज्ञता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشكر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Благодарность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gratidão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কৃতজ্ঞতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

reconnaissance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terima kasih
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dankbarkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

感謝
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Matur nuwun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lòng biết ơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நன்றியுடை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कृतज्ञता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şükran
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gratitudine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wdzięczność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Подяка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mulțumire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευγνωμοσύνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dankbaarheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

thankfulness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

takknemlighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of thankfulness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THANKFULNESS»

The term «thankfulness» is regularly used and occupies the 57.792 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THANKFULNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about thankfulness

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8 QUOTES WITH «THANKFULNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word thankfulness.
1
Henri Frederic Amiel
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
2
William Bennett
Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.
3
Daniel Defoe
All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.
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John Frusciante
I would say a lot of the emotion in what I do is a sort of a thankfulness for those energies being around, because there's been points in my life when they weren't around, and it's a real sort of miserable existence.
5
Chen Guangcheng
I want to extend my gratitude and thankfulness to all those who care and love my family and myself, and our situation, especially the American people who show their care about the quality of justice as a universal value and I'm very grateful to all of you.
6
C. S. Lewis
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
7
Alberto Manguel
I've never really understood attachment to a place for reasons of birth. That my mother happened to give birth to me in a certain place doesn't, to my mind, justify any thankfulness towards that place. It could have been anywhere.
8
Bernice Johnson Reagon
If every moment is sacred, and If you are amazed and in awe most of the time when you find yourself breathing and not crazy, then you are in a state of constant thankfulness, worship and humility.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THANKFULNESS»

Discover the use of thankfulness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to thankfulness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday ...
Presents a collection of inspiring prayers, reflective poems, and motivating quotes that will open readers to experience more joy and wonder in life.
June Cotner, Tamara Haus, 2013
2
Thankfulness Song
The VeggieTales vegetables sing their thanks to God for all the things he has given them.
Phil Vischer, 2005
3
Thankfulness
Describes the feeling we call thankfulness and the things that can make us thankful.
Janet McDonnell, Linda Hohag, Lori Jacobson, 1988
4
Thankfulness: Even When It Hurts
Is God asking too much when he calls us to be thankful even in the midst of trials? Susan Lutz helps us see that being thankful does not mean ignoring painful realities.
Susan Lutz, 2002
5
Psalm 100: Praise and Thankfulness
A Psalm of praise that will provide you with a tool to use in your worship time together.
Agnes de Bezenac, Salem de Bezenac, 2012
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Twin Horses Grow at His Windy Haven: (A Book on Thankfulness)
"Twin Horses Grow at His Windy Haven-A Book on Thankfulness" was written to be a source of encouragement. It uses real photos of the birth and first few days of twin horses' lives to tell a story of thankfulness.
Edy And Drew Finish, 2011
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Radical Gratitude: Discovering Joy through Everyday Thankfulness
It is the key to tangible, everyday joy. True to Ellen Vaughn's signature style, this book overflows with unforgettable, surprising stories that show gratitude's transforming power.
Ellen Vaughn, 2009
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Patience and Thankfulness
The Book of Patience and Thankfulness is the thirty-second chapter of The Revival of the Religious Sciences which is widely regarded as the greatest work of Islamic spirituality.
Abu Hamid M. Al-ghazali, 2011
9
The Child's World of Thankfulness
Describes the feeling we call thankfulness and the things that can make us thankful
Janet McDonnell, Mechelle Ann, 1996
10
Tiny Thoughts on Thankfulness: Learning to appreciate what ...
Learning to appreciate what we have Agnes de Bezenac, Salem de Bezenac. Agnes and Salem de Bezenac \ L'AH ' 7 '-~ ' \ T. Thclaraghts on \ I \ \ Thanhfulness Thankfulness is being happg with the things that I have. Front Cover.
Agnes de Bezenac, Salem de Bezenac, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THANKFULNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term thankfulness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Try to start each day with thankfulness
When you start each day with thankfulness, it will surprise you how well the rest of the day goes, and how little things don't bother you so much anymore. «Austin American-Statesman, Jul 15»
2
Thankfulness A Theme At Manchester High School Graduation
HARTFORD — Gratitude — for parents, grandparents, teachers and fellow students — was a major theme at Manchester High School's graduation ceremonies ... «Hartford Courant, Jun 15»
3
Kids in Van express thankfulness for new bikes
An organization is giving to children in Van who lost personal belongings in a recent tornado. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Spokes4Hope presented donated ... «KLTV, Jun 15»
4
Alibi Breakfast Message One of Thankfulness
The May 14 Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course had its usual moments of levity, but this year thankfulness set the tone given the recent unrest in the city of ... «BloodHorse.com, May 15»
5
How Easter's true message should be one of thankfulness
A former and much-respected editor of this newspaper, Eugene Wason, asked me many years ago to write an editorial about Easter, and he said: "Whatever you ... «Belfast Telegraph, Apr 15»
6
Lincoln Elementary students learn about respect, thankfulness at …
Lincoln Elementary School first-grader Dominic Mandincio gets his mug shot photo taken with the help from Officer Jill Fitch, the former Jill Ohm, during a field ... «Sioux City Journal, Mar 15»
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Thankfulness realization and signs of Allah's grace
Indeed, Allah alone is worthy of worship and supplication. He alone should be invoked in times of hope and fear. Offering salah (prayer), vows, sacrifices and all ... «Arab News, Jan 15»
8
On Thankfulness
The Kamuzu Central Hospital stands tall on a hill in the center of Lilongwe, the capital city of the southern African country Malawi. The largest of the tertiary ... «Huffington Post, Dec 14»
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Thankfulness in the Darkness Too
openhands Thankfulness is not the same as positive thinking. It is living with open hands, mask removed, accepting what is given in the moment with humble ... «Patheos, Nov 14»
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Merced-area readers reach out with messages of thankfulness
In observance of Thanksgiving Day today, the Merced Sun-Star asked its readers, via Facebook, what they are thankful for this year. Here is a sampling of the ... «Merced Sun-Star, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Thankfulness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/thankfulness>. Apr 2020 ».
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